The Hague Academy for Local Governance

“Real development starts at the local level. Local authorities need skilled people to manage and deliver local services and to demonstrate leadership in community participation processes”. Based on that belief, The Hague Academy for Local Governance aims to develop the knowledge and skills of local government practitioners advising and cooperating with local authorities. They offer…

The Hague academy for local governance : training programme 2013

Abstract: The Hague Academy for Local Governance offers open enrolment courses, tailor-made training programmes, study visits and masterclasses on participation, accountability, fiscal issues, local economic development, peacebuilding, (female) leadership, climate change, and water governance. Author(s): Klokke, Rebke; Hague Academy For Local Governance Source(s): , 32 p., ill. Published: 2013 The Hague academy for local governance,…

Van Vollenhoven institute [for law, governance, and development]

Abstract: Through research and teaching, the Van Vollenhoven Institute seeks to contribute to a better understanding of the formation and functioning of legal systems in developing countries and their effectiveness in contributing to good governance and development. Author(s): Van Vollenhoven Institute For Law And Administration In Non-Western Countries Source(s): , Published: 2012 Universiteit Leiden, Van…

FLOW : Funding leadership and opportunities for women

Abstract: Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW) is a fund that has been set up by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. It finances 34 projects focusing on security, economic self-reliance and political participation in more than 100 countries. Author(s): Netherlands Source(s): , Published: 2012 Ministry of foreign affairs of the Netherlands,…

VNG international’s Local government capacity programme

Abstract: The 2012-2016 plan for the Local Government Capacity Programme (LGCP) Programme of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG) is outlined. The consequences of the new priorities of Dutch international development policy (water, agriculture, security, reproductive health) are highlighted. Author(s): VNG Source(s): , 10 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 VNG international, The Hague (English ISBN/ISSN:…

Talent for governance

Abstract: The Hague Academy for Local Governance organises practice-oriented training courses for people involved in local governance: mayors, civil servants, citizens, consultants and other professionals working on strengthening local democracy worldwide. Author(s): Hague Academy For Local Governance Source(s): , Published: 2010 Hague academy for local governance, The Hague (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.thehagueacademy.nl/home/

Giving local government a more central place in development : an examination of donor support for decentralisation

Abstract: Funding is critical for running local governments, and calls for fiscal decentralization and aligned donor support. Capacity building is needed for all those involved in the process at all levels. Specific attention has to be paid to empowering the poor in local communities. Author(s): Nibbering, Jan Willem; Swart, Rolf Source(s): , [A rich menu…

Participatory planning for sustainable communities : international experience in mediation, negotiation and engagement in making plans

Abstract: This paper looks at experiences with changing planning practices around the world, moving from public participation to participatory planning. Different approaches to mediation and negotiation are described and recommendations how to increase public engagement in making plans are made. Author(s): UK Source(s): , Published: 2007 Communities and local government, [London] (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…